Nelly Korda Secures Fifth Consecutive LPGA Win at 2024 Chevron Championship

Nelly Korda LPGA Chevron Championship

Nelly Korda clinched her fifth consecutive victory on the LPGA circuit at the Chevron Championship, taking home a substantial $1.2 million in prize money. This win propels her to the top of the money list for the season, amassing a total of $2,414,216, making her the quickest player in tour history to reach the $2 million milestone in single-season earnings.

Korda’s impressive performance also sees her rise in the all-time official money list, jumping from 25th to 23rd position, overtaking the likes of Yani Tseng and Na Yeon Choi, with career earnings now totaling $11,361,489.

Meanwhile, Lauren Coughlin, 31, achieved her best finish in a major tournament, securing a share of third place and a substantial paycheck of $428,976. Notably, this comes shortly after her husband, John Pond, made the decision to leave his role as a fundraiser at the University of Virginia to support her on tour.

The Chevron Championship boasted a total purse of $7.9 million, with the full breakdown of earnings as follows:

  • Nelly Korda: $1,200,000
  • Maja Stark: $666,834
  • Lauren Coughlin and Brooke M. Henderson (tied): $428,976
  • Haeran Ryu: $301,199
  • Carlota Ciganda: $246,434
  • Esther Henseleit: $206,275
  • Jin Hee Im: $180,721
  • A Lim Kim, Yealimi Noh, and Minami Katsu (tied): $149,077
  • Atthaya Thitikul: $127,777

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The tournament showcased exceptional talent and fierce competition, solidifying the players’ positions in the world of professional golf.

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